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In the wake of COVID-19, the way of life for most around the world has been turned upside down. Having to now live a life that requires you to wear a mask everywhere you go and stay inside constantly has unfortunately become the new norm.

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The Board of Trustees recently approved a new undergraduate degree in elementary education to be offered in the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at UT Knoxville.

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On Monday, March 30, Dean of Students Shea Kidd Houze was hosting a Milkshake Monday event with students over Zoom when an unknown guest launched a racist disturbance. The act, known as “Zoom Bombing,” has become common at institutions across the country, as the video communications company …

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This year marks the first time that the Goldwater Scholarship Program, named for former U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater and widely considered the most prestigious undergraduate STEM scholarship in the nation, has allowed universities to nominate five, rather than four, students. UT took advanta…

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Since we have all been spending plenty of time indoors, this is a perfect opportunity to consider our futures. Registration for summer and fall semesters has been available for a few weeks now. The hectic circumstances may have distracted you, but don’t worry. It’s not too late.

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As UT transitions to online learning for the remainder of the semester, a plethora of online learning resources have become available to students, faculty and staff. However, several of these tools will be required for class and many may be unfamiliar with them. So, here are some tips on usi…

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The coronavirus pandemic has made it to UT. Classes are all online now, with many professors opting to give lectures via video conference apps like Zoom.

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The semester may not be even halfway finished, but the summer is still fast approaching. While some prefer to fill their summers doing nothing but relaxing, many would prefer to make some cash and gain some career experience. The timeline for those opportunities is running short, as many int…

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is officially a top producer of Fulbright students, according to an annual report by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. With 17 students receiving offers for the 2019-2020 school year, UT is the seventh-best amon…

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Nowadays, social media often plays a vital role in one’s personal image, but mastering social media does not come naturally for all. In this lies the purpose of UT’s Social Media Week.

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In 1989, colleagues at Old Dominion University Larry Nadeau and Sheri Lachetta created the Rape Aggression and Defense course, more commonly known as R.A.D. The program was adopted at the University of Tennessee in 1992 with the goal of providing women with the confidence and skills to prote…

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The second semester has started in full. A new batch of classes may bring a new batch of stressors, but they don’t need to overwhelm you. You can make this semester a breeze if you take the right steps.

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Although each academic major comes with a prescribed set of required classes, students with gaps in their schedule or a need for extra electives may find themselves browsing the online catalog for additional courses to take. Here are some of the most unique courses offered at UT, which range…

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The semester is almost over and we’re in the endgame now. Thanksgiving Break allowed us all rest and recuperation but now it’s time to hone in on our studies and brace ourselves for finals.

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The Guide to Online Schools recently released its 2020 rankings for the best online schools in the state and the country, and UT was featured in several of its categories. In order to qualify for the list, universities must offer at least five fully online degrees.

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The UT Libraries system has been ranked as the 23rd best public university research library in the United States for the second consecutive year. The rankings were released by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), a coalition of 124 major research libraries across the U.S. and Canada …

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T’s College of Architecture and Design was recently recognized for its achievements in several different categories by “DesignIntelligence,” the premier source for design school rankings. The professional Design Futures council provides the research to create these rankings.

Starting in the fall of 2021, the College of Architecture and Design will offer a minor in game design, enabling students to explore different aspects of video game development. The minor will be open to all UT students, regardless of major or year.

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The U.S. News and World Reports released its 2020 undergraduate rankings, and UT placed 44th for public universities and 104th out of all universities. According to the report, UT has greatly improved in six-year graduation rate and peer assessment, among other categories; 2019’s six-year gr…

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